June 7, 2018
East Hampton Star: DiMasi Talks Up Science
Ms. DiMasi, a physicist who spent 21 years at Brookhaven National Laboratory, laid out a vision for a district powered by a clean-energy economy.
When Donald Trump was elected president, “I said to myself, I could stay here and keep my job and watch the bottom fall out of it. Or, I could do what I saw the environmental scientists do: In their spare time, before the presidential election, they logged on to government servers and downloaded climate data from federal sites, and they safeguarded it on private servers,” anticipating an administration potentially hostile to science.